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SYMBOL INSTRUCTIONS Raise needle Raise presser foot Lower presser foot IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using an electrical appliance, basic safety should always be followed, including the following: Read all instructions before using this sewing machine. DANGER -To reduce the risk of electric shock: 1. An appliance should never be left unattended when plugged in. 2.Always unplug this appliance from the electric outlet immediately after using and before cleaning. 3. Always unplug before re-lamping. Replace bulb with same type 5W. WARNING-To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury to persons: 1. Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when this appliance is used by or near children. 2. Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this manual. Use only the attachments recommended by the manufacturer as contained in this manual. 3. Never operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or dropped into water. Return the appliance to the nearest authorized dealer or service center for examination, repair, electrical or mechanical adjustment. 4. Never operate the appliance with any air openings block. Keep ventilation openings of the sewing machine and foot controller free from accumulation of lint, dust, and loose cloth. 5.Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required around the sewing machine needle. 6. Always use the proper needle plate, a wrong needle plate can cause the needle to break. 7. Do not use bent needles. 8. Do not pull or push fabric while stitching. It may deflect the needle causing it to break. 9. Switch the sewing machine off ("O") when making any adjustments in the needle area, such as threading needle, changing needle, threading bobbin, or changing presser foot, and the light. 10.Always unplug sewing machine from the electrical outlet when removing covers, lubricating, or when making any other user servicing adjustments mentioned in the instruction manual. 11.Never drop or insert any object into any opening. 12.Do not use outdoors. 13.Do not operate where aerosol spray products are being used or where oxygen is being administered. 14.To disconnect, turn all controls to the off ("O") position, then remove plug from outlet. 15.Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord. 16.The sound pressure level under normal operating conditions is 75dB(A). SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS This sewing machine is intended for household use only. Rev. 03/05A CONTENTS PRINCIPAL PARTS OF THE MACHINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 BUTTONS OF THE MACHINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 LCD SCREEN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PATTERN CHART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 ACCESSORIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 CONNECTING THE MACHINE TO THE POWER SOURCE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Connecting the machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 STARTING SEWING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Foot control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 ADJUSTING THE PRESSER FOOT PRESSURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 REPLACING THE NEEDLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 CHANGING THE PRESSER FOOT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 MATCHING NEEDLE/ FABRIC/ THREAD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 TYPE OF PRESSER FOOT CHART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 WINDING THE BOBBIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 Bobbin winding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 INSERTING THE BOBBIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 THREADING THE UPPER THREAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-16 USING THE NEEDLE THREADER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 THREAD TENSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 RAISING UP THE LOWER THREAD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 CUTTING THE THREAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 TWO-STEP PRESSER FOOT LIFTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 TO RAISE OR DROP THE FEED DOGS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 OPERATION BUTTONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-22 Reverse button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Auto-lock button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Needle up/ down position button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 MEMORY BUTTONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Memory button. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Clear button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Arrow button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 FUNCTION BUTTONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-26 Stitch width adjustment button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Stitch length adjustment button. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 MODE selection button. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Mirror button (see page 53) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 SELECTION BUTTONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Direct pattern selection and number buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 USEFUL SKILLS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 Sewing corners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Reverse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Free arm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Sewing on the heavy fabric. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 STRAIGHT STITCHES AND NEEDLE POSITION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 ZIGZAG STITCHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 STRETCH STITCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 CONTENTS OVERCASTING STITCHES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Using the overcasting foot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Using the all purpose foot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 BLIND HEM/ LINGERIE STITCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 BUTTON SEWING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 BUTTONHOLE STITCHING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35-38 Making a buttonhole on stretch fabrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 EYELET STITCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 DARNING STITCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-41 ZIPPER INSERTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-43 Inserting a centered zipper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Inserting a side zipper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 NARROW HEMMING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 CORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Single cording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Triple cording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 SATIN STITCH SEWING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 QUILTING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 SCALLOP STITCH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Scallop edging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 GATHERING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 SMOCKING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 FREE MOTION DARNING, EMBROIDERY AND MONOGRAMMING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50-51 Darning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Embroidery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Monogramming. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 FAGOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 PATCHWORK STITCHING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 MIRROR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 TWIN NEEDLE (Optional) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 WALKING FOOT (Optional) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 MEMORY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56-58 Combining patterns or letters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56-57 Adding patterns or letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Clearing patterns or letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Recalling and sewing the memorized pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57-58 WARNING FUNCTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59-60 Warning animation message display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Instruction animation message display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Warning beeping sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 REPLACING THE LIGHT BULB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61-62 Cleaning the screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Cleaning the sewing machine surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Cleaning the hook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61-62 TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63-64 QUICK ADJUSTMENT REFERENCE CHART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65-66 PRINCIPAL PARTS OF THE MACHINE Tension dial BMemory buttons Presser foot pressure Bobbin winder Face plate LCD screen C Function buttons Operation buttons A D Selection buttons Thread cutter Buttonhole lever C Function buttons Auto needle threader Pull down sewing instruction panel Needle plate Sewing table and accessory box Horizontal spool pin Hole for second spool pin Handle Handwheel Main power switch Presser foot lifter Power cord Foot controller connector Drop feed lever 1 BUTTONS OF THE MACHINE 1. Reverse button 2. Auto-lock button 3. Needle up/down position button 4 5 6 7 8 3 21BA D1 4 7 C 2 5 8 3 6 9 11 0 10C9A. Operation buttons (see page 21/22) Hold down this button to sew either backwards or a reinforcement stitch at a low speed. Hold down this button to sew locking stitches immediately or at the end of the current patterns and automatically stop. Press this button to move the needle either up or down. B. Memory buttons (see page 23) 4. Memory button Press this button to enter or store the created pattern combination in the memory. 5. Arrow button Press the " " button or " " button until the actual stitch number is displayed. 2 BUTTON OF THE MACHINE 6. Clear button If an incorrect pattern is selected or memorized, pressing this button will clear it. C. Function buttons (see page 24/25/26) 7. Stitch length adjustment button Press this button to adjust the length of the stitch. 8. Stitch width adjustment button Press this button to adjust the width of the zigzag stitch. 9. Mode selection button Press this button to select direct mode, utility and decorative pattern mode and block letter mode. 10.Mirror button Press this button to sew a reflection pattern. D. Selection buttons (see page 27) 11.Direct pattern selection and number buttons Instant access to direct pattern or press number buttons of the pattern number to select the desired pattern. 3 LCD SCREEN Direct Pattern Auto-lock Needle up Mirror Reverse Needle position Pattern number Stitch width Direct mode Direct Patterns MEM Buttonhole lever Bobbin winding Pattern Needle down Mirror Auto-stop Reverse Pattern number Stitch width Number Total number of current of unit unit Normal mode Memory Suggested presser foot Stitch length Alphabet Needle up Auto-stop Pattern number Stitch width Alphabet MEM Suggested presser foot Alphabet mode Number Total number of current of unit unit Memory Stitch length 4 PATTERN CHART The portion marked in colored on the chart below shows the one unit of each pattern. A. Direction Patterns 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 B. Patterns 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 2827 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 C. Alphabets 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 5 ACCESSORIES Standard 1. All purpose foot (T) Standard 2. Zipper foot (I) 3. Buttonhole foot (D) 4. Cording foot (M) 5. Overcasting foot (E) 6. Blind hem foot (F) 7. Hemmer foot (K) 8. Satin stitch foot (A) 9. Quilting foot (P) 10.Darning/ Embroidery foot 11.Gathering foot 12.Button sewing foot 13.Brush/ Seam ripper 14.Spool holder (Large) 15.Spool holder (Small) 16.Seam guide 17.Bobbin(3x) 18.Screwdriver (L & S) 19.Pack of needle 20 20.Spool pin felt 21.Second spool pin Optional 22.Twin needle 23.Walking foot 22 23 1 2 3 4T I D M 5 6 7 8 E F K A 9 10 11 12 P 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 Optional 6 CONNECTING THE MACHINE TO THE POWER SOURCE Caution: Always make sure that the machine is unplugged from power source and the main switch is on "O". when the machine is not in use and before inserting or removing parts. ON OFF Connecting the machine Before connecting the power supply, make sure that the voltage and frequency shown on the machine is conforming with your electrical power. Place the machine on a stable table. 1. Connect the power line cord to the machine by inserting the 2-hole plug into the terminal box. 2. Connect the power line plug to the electric outlet. 3. Turn on the power switch. 4. The sewing lamp will light up when the switch is turned on. To disconnect, turn the power switch to the off position, then remove plug from outlet. Polarized plug information This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade wider than the other), to reduce the risk of electrical shock; this plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not modify the plug in any way. 7 STARTING SEWING Foot control Attention: Consult a qualified electrician if in doubt as how to connect the machine to the power source. Unplug the power cord when the machine is not in use. The appliance must be used with the foot controller C-9000 manufactured by CHIEN HUNG TAIWAN., LTD. With the sewing machine turned off, insert the foot control plug into its connector on the sewing machine. Turn on the sewing machine, and then slowly depress the foot control to start sewing. Release the foot control to stop the sewing machine. ADJUSTING PRESSER FOOT PRESSURE The presser foot pressure of the machine has been pre-set and requires no particular readjustment according to the type of fabric (light-or-heavy weight). However, if you need to adjust the presser foot pressure, turn the presser adjusting screw with a coin. For sewing very heavy fabric, loosen the pressure by turning the screw counter clockwise, and for thin fabric, tighten by turning it clockwise. 8 CHANGING THE PRESSER FOOT a a d bb1 2 eg 3 4 e c f REPLACING THE NEEDLE A B Attention: Turn power switch to off ("O") when carrying out any of the above operations! Attaching the presser foot holder Attaching the presser foot Removing the presser foot Attaching the seam guide 9 (1) Raise the presser foot bar (a). Attach the presser foot holder (b) as illustrated. (2) Lower the presser foot holder (b) until the cut-out (c) is directly above the pin (d). Raise the lever (e). Lower the presser foot holder (b) and the presser foot (f) will engage automatically. (3) Raise the presser foot. Raise the lever (e) and the foot will disengages. (4) Attach the seam guide (g) in the slot as illustrated. Adjust according to need for hems, pleats, etc. Attention: Turn power switch to off ( "O") when carrying out any of the above operations! Change the needle regularly, especially if it is showing signs of wear and causing problems. Insert the needle following the illustrated instructions. A.Loosen the needle clamp screw and tighten again after inserting the new needle. The flat side of the shaft should be towards the back. B. Insert the needle as far up as it will go. Needles must be in perfect condition. Problems can occur with: - Bent needles - Blunt needles - Damaged points MATCHING NEEDLE/ FABRIC/ THREAD NEEDLE, FABRIC, THREAD SELECTION GUIDE NEEDLE SIZE FABRICS THREAD 9-11 (70-80) Lightweight fabrics-thin cottons, voile, serge, silk, muslin, Qiana, interlocks, cotton knits, tricot, jerseys, crepes, woven polyester, shirt & blouse fabrics. Please Note: - In general, fine threads and needles are used for sewing fine fabrics, and thicker threads are used for sewing heavy fabrics. - Always test thread and needle size on a small piece of fabric which will be used for actual sewing. - Use the same thread for needle and bobbin. Light-duty thread in cotton, nylon, polyester or cotton wrapped polyester. 11-14 (80-90) Medium weight fabrics-cotton, satin, Most threads sold are medium sailcloth, double knits, lightweight size and suitable for these woollens. fabrics and needle sizes. Use polyester threads on synthetic 14 (90) Medium weight fabrics-cotton duck, woolen, heavier knits, terrycloth, denims. materials and cotton on natural woven fabrics for best results. Always use the same thread on top and bottom. 16 (100) Heavyweight fabrics-canvas, woolens, outdoor tent and quilted fabrics, denims, upholstery material (light to medium). 18 (110) Heavy woollens, overcoat fabrics, upholstery fabrics, some leathers and vinyls. Heavy duty thread, carpet thread. 10 TYPE OF PRESSER FOOT CHART PRESSER FOOT APPLICATION NEEDLE PRESSER FOOT APPLICATION NEEDLE General sewing, Patchwork stitches, Decorative stitching, All purpose foot (T) Smocking, Fagoting, etc. Hemmer foot (K) Inserting zippers Zipper foot (I) Buttonhole Buttonhole foot (D)Cording Cording foot (M) Overcasting Overcasting foot (E) Blind hem Blind hem foot (F) Narrow hemming Satin stitch Quilting Darning Free embroidery Monogramming Gathering Button sewing 11 Satin stitch foot (A) Quilting foot (P) Darning/ Embroidery foot Gathering foot Button sewing foot WINDING THE BOBBIN Bobbin winding 1 234512 1. Place the thread and spool holder onto the spool pin. For smaller spools of thread, place spool holder with the small side next to the spool or use the small spool holder. 2. Snap the thread into the thread guide . 3. Wind the thread clockwise around the bobbin winder tension discs. 4. Place the thread end through one of the inner holes in the bobbin as illustrated and place empty bobbin on the spindle. 5. Push the bobbin to right. WINDING THE BOBBIN 6. When the bobbin winder spindle is push to the right, "bobbin winding position", the symbol " " is shown on the LCD screen. It will disappear from the LCD screen when the bobbin winder spindle is push to the left, "sewing position". 6Patterns 7. Hold the thread tail securely in one hand. 78. Press on the foot control to start the sewing machine. 8 9. After the bobbin has wound a few turns stop the machine and cut the thread near the hole of the bobbin. Continue filling the bobbin until it is full. The motor stops automatically when the bobbin is full. Stop the machine. Push the bobbin winder spindle to left. 910.Cut the thread and then remove the bobbin. 10 Please Note: When the bobbin winder switch is placed on the right, "bobbin winding position", the machine will not sew and the handwheel will not turn. To start sewing, push the bobbin winder switch to the left "sewing position". 13 INSERTING THE BOBBIN 1 2A 3 B C 4 14 Attention: Turn power switch to off ("O") before inserting or removing the bobbin. When inserting or removing the bobbin, the needle must be fully raised. 1. Insert the bobbin in the bobbin case with the thread running in a counterclockwise direction (arrow). 2. Pull the thread through the slit (A). 3. Pull the thread toward the left and along the inside of the spring until it slips into the notch (B) being sure that the thread does not slip out of the slit (A). B A 4. Pull out about 15 cm (6 inches) of thread and attach the bobbin cover plate. (C) THREADING THE UPPER THREAD

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Please Note: It is important to carry out the threading correctly as by not doing so several sewing problems could result. Start by raising the needle to its highest point, and also raise the presser foot to release the tension discs. 1. Lift up the spool pin. Place the spool of thread on the spool pin so that the thread comes from the front of the spool, then place the spool cap at the end of the spool pin. 1 2. Draw the thread from the spool through the upper thread guide. 2 3. Guide the thread around the thread guide pulling the thread through the pre-tension spring as illustrated. 3 15 THREADING THE UPPER THREAD4.Thread the tension module by passing the thread between the silver discs. 45. Then, down and around the check spring holder. 56. At the top of this movement, pass the thread from right to the left through the slotted eye of the take-up lever and then downwards again. 67. Pass the thread behind the flat, horizontal thread guide. 78. Guide the thread through the wire loop. 89. Pull the end of the thread through the needle from front to rear, and pull out about 10 cm of thread. Use the needle threader to thread the needle. (On the next page.) 9 16

USING THE NEEDLE THREADER Attention: Turn power switch to the off position ("O"). 2. The needle threader automatically turns to the threading position and the hook pin passes through the needle eye. 3. Take the thread in front of the needle. 123

4. Hold the thread loosely and release the lever slowly. The hook will turn and pass the thread through the needle eye forming a loop. Pull the thread through the needle eye. 17 Raise the needle to its highest position and lower the presser foot. 1. Lower the needle threader lever slowly and draw the thread through the thread guide as illustrated and then to the right. 4 THREAD TENSION Loose Tight - Basic thread tension setting: "4" - To increase the tension, turn the dial to the next number up. To reduce the tension, turn the dial to the next number down. - Proper setting of tension is important to good sewing. - There is no single tension setting appropriate for all the stitch functions and fabrics. - 90% of all sewing will be between "3" and "5" ("4" is basic setting). - For all decorative sewing you will always obtain a nicer stitch and less fabric puckering when the upper thread appears on the bottom side of your fabric. 18 1.Normal thread tension for straight stitch Surface sewing. Reverse side Upper thread 1 Bobbin thread 2.Thread tension is too loose for straight Surface stitch sewing. Turn dial to higher number. Reverse side Upper thread 2Bobbin thread Surface 3. Thread tension is too tight for straight stitch sewing. Turn dial to lower number. Reverse side Upper thread 3Bobbin thread 4.Normal thread tension for zig zag and Surface decorative sewing. Reverse side Upper thread 4Bobbin thread RAISING UP THE LOWER THREAD CUTTING THE THREAD 19 1.Hold the upper thread with the left hand. Turn the handwheel towards you (counterclockwise) lowering, then raising the needle. 12.Gently pull on the upper thread to bring the bobbin thread up through the needle plate hole. The bobbin thread will come up in a loop. 2 3. Pull both threads to the back under the presser foot. 3 Raise the presser foot. Remove the fabric, draw the threads to the left side of the face cover and cut using the thread cutter. The threads are cut at the proper length to start the next seam. TWO-STEP PRESSER FOOT LIFTER 1.The presser foot lifter raises and lowers your presser foot. 1 2. When sewing several layers or thick fabrics, the presser foot can be raised a second stage for easy positioning of the work. 2TO RAISE OR DROP THE FEED DOGS With the sewing table off the machine, the feed dog adjustment lever can be seen on the base in back of the sewing machine. Sliding the lever to the " " (b) will lower the feed dog, for example during button sewing. If you wish to continue sewing anormally, slide the lever to the " " (a) in order to raise the feed dogs. The feed dog will not rise up if you do not ba b turn the handwheel, even if the lever is slid to the right. Make a complete turn to raise the feed dogs. 20

OPERATION BUTTONS Needle up/down position button Auto-lock button Reverse button Reverse button Direct Patterns Auto-lock button When the patterns 01-05 are selected, the machine will immediately sew 3 locking stitches when the Auto-lock button is pressed, then automatically stop. The LCD will display the figure " " until the When the patterns 01-16, 30-60 are selected, the machine will sew reverse or a reinforcement stitch at a low speed if the reverse button is pressed. The machine will sew forward after the button is released. An arrow " " on the LCD display indicates reverse sewing. Patterns machine is stopped. When the patterns 06-16, 30-60 are selected, press the Auto-lock button, the machine will sew 3 locking stitches at the end of the current pattern and automatically stop. The LCD will display the Patterns figure " " until the machine is stopped. The function will be cancelled if you press the button once again or select another pattern. 21

OPERATION BUTTONS Needle up/ down position button With the Needle up/ down position button, you decide whether the needle shall stop in the up position or in the material when you stop sewing. Patterns Direct Patterns Press the button so that the arrow, on the LCD screen, will point upward " " and the needle will stop in the highest position. When you press the button so that the arrow points downward " ", the machine will stop with the needle in the lowest position. 22 Please Note: During sewing, press the button will be no function. Needle up/ down position button setting will only machine stop.

MEMORY BUTTONS Memory button Arrow button Clear button Memory button Press the " " button to enter the memory mode, and store the combinations of characters or decorative stitches. Press the " " button again to leave the memory mode and return Direct Patterns MEM mode.Please Note: The Direct mode patterns and

buttonholes cannot be memorized. Clear button Press this button when the incorrect character is selected. Each press of this button erases one character, or press this button to remove an added pattern when sewing combinations of characters or decorative stitches. Arrow button Use the arrow " " or " " button to confirm the pattern memorized by pressing this button in memory mode. 23

FUNCTION BUTTONS Stitch width adjustment button Stitch length adjustment button Mirror button Mode selection button Stitch width adjustment button When you select a stitch, the machine will automatically set the recommended stitch width, which will be indicated by numbers on the LCD screen. The stitch width can be regulated by Patterns pressing the stitch width adjustment buttons. Certain stitches have a limited stitch width. For a narrower stitch, press the "–" button (left). For a wider stitch, press the "+" button (right). The stitch width can be adjusted between "0.0-7.0". Certain stitches have a limited stitch width. When patterns 01-05 are selected, the needle position is regulated by the stitch width adjustment buttons. Pressing the "–" button (left), will move the needle to the left and pressing the Patterns "+" button (right), will move the needle to the right. The numbers will be changed from left position "0.0" to extreme right position "7.0". The pre-set center needle position will be indicated as "3.5".

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FUNCTION BUTTONS Stitch length adjustment button When you select a stitch the machine will automatically set the recommended stitch length which will be indicated by numbers on the LCD screen. The stitch length can be adjusted by Patterns pressing the stitch length adjustment buttons.

To shorten the stitch length, press the "–" button (left). For a longer stitch length, press the "+" button (right). The stitch length can be adjusted between "0.0-4.5". Certain stitches have a limited length. MODE selection button When you turn the machine "ON" the LCD screen display will be set at direct mode " ". Press the " " button to " " mode , If you press the function button again. " " will be displayed. After a third press, " " is displayed again.Direct mode stitch selection. Utility and decorative pattern mode: Stitch selection using number buttons. Block letter mode: Character selection using number buttons. 25 FUNCTION BUTTONS Mirror button (see page 53) The patterns 01-16, 30-60 can be mirror, pressing the " " button will sew a reflection pattern from your selected stitch. The LCD will display the mirror function and the machine will continue to sew the reflected pattern until the mirror function is pressed again to cancel the mirror function. When the mirror function disappears from the LCD screen, the machine will continue to sew the normal stitch. If you change the pattern setting, then the mirror function will be cancelled accordingly. If you need the reflection pattern, then press the mirror button again. 26 SELECTION BUTTONS Direct Direct pattern selection and number buttons Direct pattern selection and number buttons Direct pattern selection Press the buttons to select the utility patterns shown beside the number button when the mode button is set at the Direct mode. Number buttons Press the number buttons for selecting the pattern needed. Except the Direct pattern mode, the other mode can be selected by pressing the desired numbers. For example: pattern 32 27

Sewing corners Reverse Free arm 1.Stop the sewing machine when you reach a corner. 2.Lower the needle into the 2 3 5 fabric manually or by pressing the needle up/ down button once. fabric manually or by pressing the needle up/ down button once. 1 4 3. Raise the presser foot. 4.Use the needle as a pivot 3. Raise the presser foot. 4.Use the needle as a pivot and turn the fabric. 5. Lower the presser foot and

resume sewing. Reverse stitching is used to secure the threads at the beginning and at the end of a seam. Press the reverse button and sew 4-5 stitches. The machine will sew forward when the button is released. Free-arm sewing is convenient for sewing tubular areas such as pant hems and cuffs. 28 USEFUL SKILLS

USEFUL SKILLS Sewing on the heavy fabric Cardboard or thick fabric 29 The black button on the right side of the presser foot will lock the presser foot in a horizontal position if you push it in before lowering the presser foot. This ensures even feeding at the beginning of a seam and helps when sewing multiple layers of fabric such as sewing over seams when hemming jeans. The black button releases automatically after sewing few stitches.

When you reach the point of an increased thickness, lower the needle and raise the presser foot. Press the toe of the foot and push in the black button, then lower the foot and continue sewing. You also can place another piece of fabric with the same thickness at the back of the seam. Or support the presser foot while feeding by hand and sewing toward the folded side. STRAIGHT STITCHES AND NEEDLE POSITION T Changing the needle position These setting apply only to pattern 01-05. The pre-set position is "3.5", center position. When you press the "–" stitch width adjustment button, the needle position will move to the left. When you press the "+" stitch width adjustment button, the needle position will move 0.0 2.0 3.5 5.0 7.0 to the right. On the LCD screen, the point illustration and the number indicate the needle position. Changing the stitch length To shorten the stitch length, press the "–" stitch length adjustment button. For a longer stitch length, press the "+" stitch length adjustment button. Generally speaking, the thicker the fabric, thread and needle, the longer the stitch should be. 0.5 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.5 ZIGZAG STITCHES A T Adjusting the stitch width The maximum zigzag stitch width for zigzag stitching is "7.0"; however, the width can be reduced on any patterns. The width increases as you press the "+" stitch width adjustment button from "0.0-7.0". 0.0 1.0 3.0 5.0 7.0 Adjusting the stitch length The density of zigzag stitches increase as the setting of stitch length approaches "0.2". Neat zigzag stitches are usually achieved at "1.0-2.5". Closed up zigzag stitches (close together) are referred 0.5 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.5 to as a satin stitch. 30 STRETCH STITCH A T It assures you of a stitch that is strong and flexible and will give with the fabric without Straight stretch stitch breaking. Good for easy to ravel and knit fabrics. It is good for joining durable fabric such as denims. These stitches can also be used as a decorative top stitch. Straight stitch Straight stretch stitch is used to add triple reinforcement to stretch and hardwearing seams. Triple zigzag stretch stitch is suitable for firm fabrics like denim, poplin, duck, etc. 31 Using the overcasting foot E 5.0~7.0 2.0~3.0 1. Change the presser foot to the overcasting foot (E). 2. Sew the fabric with the fabric edge against the guide of the overcasting foot. Attention: The overcasting foot should be used to sew with patterns 06 and 09 only and do not set the stitch width narrower than "5.0". It is possible that needle could hit the presser foot and break when sewing other patterns and width. Using the all purpose foot T 2.5~4.5 2.0~3.01. Change the presser foot to the all purpose foot (T) . 2. Sewing the overcasting along the edge of the fabric so that the needle drops over the edge of the fabric on the right side. 32 OVERCASTING STITCHES Blind 11: hem/lingerie for firm fabrics 12: Blind hem for stretch fabrics 1 F 2.5~4.0 1.0~2.0 24 5mm 5mm Please Note: It takes practice to sew blind hems. Always make a sewing test first. Reverse Overcasting Reverse side stitches side a 3 b 5 33 1.Fold the fabric as illustrated with the wrong side uppermost. 2. Place the fabric under the foot. Turn the handwheel forwards by hand until the needle swings fully to the left. It should just pierce the fold of the fabric. If it does not, adjust the stitch width accordingly. 3. Adjust the guide (b) by turning the knob (a) so that the guide just rests against the fold. 4. Sew slowly, guiding the fabric carefully along the edge of the guide. 5. Turn over the fabric. BLIND HEM/ LINGERIE STITCH

BUTTON SEWING 2.0~7.0 3 2.0~7.0 245 34 Change the presser foot to the button sewing foot. 3. Select zig zag pattern. Adjust the stitch width to "2.0-7.0" according to the distance between the two holes of the button. 5. Before sewing, press the Auto-lock button to sew reinforcement stitches automatically at the beginning and at the end of the stitch. If a shank is required, place a darning needle on top of the button and sew. 1. Move the drop feed control to " " to lower the feed dogs. 2. Position the work under the foot. Place the button in the desired position, lower the foot. 4.Turn the handwheel to check that the needle goes cleanly into the left and right holes of the button. ab ba

6 For buttons with 4 holes, sew through the front two holes first, push work forward and then sew through the back two holes. 6 1 BUTTONHOLE STITCHING D 12 17: 18: 19: 20: 21: 22: 23: 24: 25: 26: 27: For thin or medium fabric 2.5~7.0 0.3~1.0 For horizontal holes on blouses or shirts made from thin or medium fabric For thin or medium fabric 3.0~7.0 0.3~1.0 For horizontal holes on blouses or shirts made from thin or medium fabric 2.5~5.5 0.3~1.0 For horizontal buttonholes on thick fabrics For thin or medium fabric 5.5~7.0 0.3~1.0 For suits or overcoats For thick coats For jeans or trousers 3.0~7.0 1.0~2.0For jeans or stretch fabric with a coarse weave For stretch fabric 3.0~7.0 1.0~3.0 Please Note: Before sewing a buttonhole on your project, practice on a scrap piece of the same type of fabric. 1. Mark the positions of the buttonhole on the fabric. The maximum buttonhole length is 3cm (1 3/16 inch). (Total of diameter + thickness of button.) 2. Attach the buttonhole foot, then pull out the button holder plate and insert the button. The size of the buttonhole is determined by the button inserted in the button plate. The thread should be passed through the hole in the presser foot, then be placed under the foot. 35 BUTTONHOLE STITCHING Patterns 3.Select the buttonhole stitch. Adjust the stitch width and the stitch length to the desired width and density. NOTE 3 Make no gap here Starting point 4. Position the fabric under the presser foot so that the centerline's mark is aligning with the center of the buttonhole foot. Lower the buttonhole lever, then push it to the back. PUSH 4 Please Note: When you select any buttonhole pattern, LCD screen will be demonstrated the figure " ", it is to remind you to lower the buttonhole lever. 5.While lightly holding the end of upper thread and start sewing. Please Note: Gently feed the fabric by hand. B e f o r e s t o p p i n g , t h e machine will automatically sew a reinforcement stitch after the buttonhole is sewn. 5 PUSH PUSH 36

BUTTONHOLE STITCHING 6 7. Raise the presser foot and cut thread. To sew over same buttonhole, raise the presser foot (will return to original position). After sewing the buttonhole stitch, raise the buttonhole lever until it stops. 7 8. Cut the center of the buttonhole being careful not to cut any stitches on either side. Use a pin as a stopper at the bar tack so you do not cut too much. 8 PUSH

6. Buttonholes are sewn from the front of the presser foot to the back, as shown. 37 BUTTONHOLE STITCHING Making a buttonhole on stretch fabrics When sewing buttonholes on stretch fabric, hook heavy thread or cord under the buttonhole foot. 1. Attach the buttonhole foot and hook the gimp thread onto the back of the presser foot. Bring the two gimp thread ends to the front of the foot and insert them into the grooves, then temporarily tie them there. Lower the presser foot and start sewing. Set the stitch width to match the diameter NOTE of the gimp thread. Make no gap here 1 2. Once sewing is completed, pull the gimp thread gently to remove any slack, then trim off any excess. 2Please Note: It is suggested that you use interfacing on the backside of the fabric. 38

A B C 234 39 EYELET STITCH 1 A 5.0 6.0 7.0 Patterns 28: Select for sewing eyelets on belts , etc to button select the eyelet size. Size of eyelet. A. Large: 7.0mm (1/4 inch). B. Medium: 6.0mm (15/64 inch). C. Small: 5.0mm (3/16 inch). 3. Lower the needle into the fabric at the beginning of the stitching, and then lower the presser foot lever. Once sewing is completed, the machine automatically sews reinforcement stitches, then stops. 4. Make a hole at the center using an eyelet punch. * Eyelet punch is not included with the machine. Please Note: If thin thread is used, the stitching may be coarse. If this occurs, sew the eyelet twice one on top of the other.

1. Select pattern 28 to get the eyelet stitch. Attach satin stitch foot (A). 2. Press the "–" or "+" stitch width adjustment DARNING STITCH D 3.5~7.0 1.0~2.0 1. Select pattern 29 to get the darning stitch. Chang the presser foot to the buttonhole foot. Patterns 1 2.Baste the upper fabric and the under fabric together. Select the needle position. Lower the presser foot over the center of the tear. NOTE Make no gap here 2 3.Pull the button holder to rear. Set the button guide plate on buttonhole foot to the desired length. 3 4. The size of one darn cycle is variable. Stop However, the maximum stitch length is 2.6cm (1 inch) and the maximum stitch width is 7mm (9/32 inch). a Start b NOTE Make no gap here 4 a. The length of sewing. b. The width of sewing. 40 DARNING STITCH 5. Position the fabric so that the needle is 2mm (1/16 inch) in front of the area to be darned, and then lower the presser foot lever. Please Note: When lowering the presser foot, do not push in the front 2mm of the presser foot, otherwise the darning will not be sewn with the 5 correct size. 6. Pass the upper thread down through the hole in the presser foot. Pull down the buttonhole lever then push it back. The buttonhole lever is positioned behind the bracket on the buttonhole foot. Gently hold the end of the upper thread in your PUSH left hand, and then start sewing. Please Note: When you select any buttonhole pattern or darning pattern, LCD screen will be demonstrated the figure " ", it is to remind you to lower 6 the buttonhole lever. 7. Darning stitches are sewn from the front of the presser foot to the back, as shown. 7 8. If the sewing range is too big to sew, then we suggest you can sew several times (or cross sew) to get better sewing result. 8 41 ZIPPER INSERTION Attention: Zipper foot should be used for sewing width center needle position I 3.5 1.5~3.0 straight stitch only. It is possible that needle could hit the presser foot and Inserting a centered zipper break when sewing other patterns. 2 inch 1 26 1. Baste the zipper opening on the garment. 2. Press open the seam allowance. Place the zipper face down on the seam allowance with the teeth against the seam line. Baste the zipper tape. 3. Attach the zipper foot. Attach the right side of the presser foot pin to the holder when sewing the left side of the zipper. 4. Attach the left side of the presser foot pin to the presser foot holder when sewing the right side of the zipper. 3 4 5. Stitch left side of the zipper from top to bottom. 6. Stitch across the lower end and right side of zipper. Remove the basting and press. 5 42 Inserting a side zipper 1. Baste the zipper opening on the garment. 2 inch 2. Fold back to the left seam allowance. Turn under the right seam allowance to form 3mm (1/8 inch) fold. 1 2 3. Attach the zipper foot. Attach the right side of the presser foot pin to the holder when sewing the left side of the zipper. Attach the left side of the presser foot pin to the presser foot holder when sewing the right side of the zipper. 4. Stitch the left side of zipper from bottom to top. 3 4 5. Turn the fabric right side out, stitch across the lower end and right side of zipper. 6. Stop about 5cm (2 inches) from the top of zipper. Remove the basting and open the zipper. Stitch the remainder of the seam. 5 6 43 ZIPPER INSERTION NARROW HEMMING

3.5 1.5~3.0 23 K 1. Fold edge of fabric over about 3mm (1/8 inch), then fold it over again 3mm (1/8 inch) for about 5cm (2 inches) along the edge of the fabric. 1 3. Lower the presser foot and start sewing slowly guiding the raw edge of the fabric in front of the hemmer foot evenly into the scroll of the foot.

2. Insert the needle into the fold by rotating the handwheel toward you, and lower the presser foot. Sew several stitches and raise the presser foot. Insert the fabric fold into the spiral opening of hemmer foot. Move fabric back and forth until the fold forms a scroll shape. 44 Sew over one strand of cording to create a pretty swirled design on a jacket or vest or sew over three strands of cording for border trims. Pearl cotton, knitting yarn, embroidery floss, lace thread, fine wool or lily yarn can be used for cording. Triple cording M Push the sewing thread to the left and insert three cords into the grooves of the foot and pull about 5cm (2 inches) of the cords behind the foot. Select the desired pattern and adjust the stitch width so that the stitches are just covering the cords. Lower the foot and sew slowly guiding the cords. CORDING Single cording M Mark the design on the fabric. Insert the cord in the center groove of the cording foot from the right side opening. Pull the cord about 5cm (2 inches) behind the foot. The grooves under the foot will hold the length of the cord in place while the stitches are being form over the cord. Select the stitch and adjust the stitch width so that the stitches are just covering the cord. Lower the foot and sew slowly, guiding the cord over the design. 45

SATIN STITCH SEWING A 3.5~7.0 0.5~2.0 06 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 46 Use the satin stitch foot for satin stitching and sewing decorative stitches. This foot has a full indentation on the underside to allowed easy sewing over the thickness of the stitches form by closely spaced zigzag stitches, and even feeding of the fabric. Please Note: When sewing very thin fabrics, it is suggested that you use interfacing on the backside of the fabric.

To tailor the satin or decorative stitch pattern, you may adjust the length and width of the pattern by pressing the stitch length and width adjustment buttons. Experiment with fabric scraps until you get the desired length and width.

QUILTING P 3.5 1.0~3.0 Insert the quilting guide in the presser foot holder as illustrated and set the space as you desire. T A 1. Sew on hem line. 2. Trim the fabric close to the stitching taking care not to cut the thread. 47 Sew the first row and move over the fabric to sew successive rows with the guide riding along the previous row of stitching. SCALLOP STITCH Scallop edging 1 2

GATHERING 3.5 4.5 48 1.Remove the presser foot holder and attach the gathering foot. 2.Sew a single row or multiple rows of straight stitches. 3. If more gathering is required, loosen the upper thread tension to below 2 so that the bobbin thread lies on the underside of the material. 4.Pull the bobbin threads to obtain the desired amount of gather, then tie the threads to secure them. 5. Smooth the gathers by ironing them. Please Note: It can also use the all purpose foot and gather fabric by hand by lowering the tension setting to below 2 and pulling the lower thread to gather the material. SMOCKING T A 1.Use the gathering foot to sew straight lines 1cm (3/8 inch) apart, across the area to be smocked. *For gathering sewing instructions, see page 48. 2. Knot the threads along one edge. Pull the bobbin threads and distribute the gathers evenly. Secure the threads at the other 3. Reduce the tension, if necessary and sew decorative pattern stitches between the straight seams. 4. Pull out the gathering stitches. 4231 49 FREE MOTION DARNING, EMBROIDERY AND MONOGRAMMING 3.5~5.0 aba b

ab c Darning Remove the presser foot holder, and attach the darning foot to the presser foot holder bar. The lever (a) should be behind the needle clamp screw (b). Press the darning foot on firmly from behind with your index finger and tighten the screw (c).

Please Note: Free motion darning is accomplished without the sewing machine internal feed system. Movement of the fabric is controlled by the operator. It is necessary to coordinate sewing speed and movement of fabric. 50 Move the drop feed control to " " to lower the feed dogs. First sew around the edges of the hole (to secure the threads). Working from left to right, sew over the hole in a constant and continuous movement. Turn the work by 1/4 and sew over the first stitching moving the work slower over the hole to separate the threads and not form big gaps between the threads. Embroidery Select zigzag stitch pattern and adjust the stitch width as desired. Stitch along the outline of the design by moving the embroidery hoop. Make sure to maintain a constant speed. Fill in the design working from the outline towards the inside. Keep the stitches close together. You will get longer stitches by moving the hoop faster and shorter stitches by moving the hoop more slowly. Secure with a reinforcement stitches at the end by press Auto-lock button. Monogramming Select the zigzag stitch pattern and adjust the stitch width as desired. Sew at a constant speed, moving the hoop slowly along the lettering. When the letter is finished. Secure with a reinforcement stitches at the end by press Auto-lock button. * Embroider hoop is not included with the machine. 51 FREE MOTION DARNING, EMBROIDERY AND MONOGRAMMING PATCHWORK STITCHING 1 2 3 FAGOTING T A A 52 1. Separate the folded edges of the fabric pieces with a gap of 4mm (1/8 inch) and baste them onto a piece of thin paper or water-soluble stabilizer sheet. 2. Align the center of the presser foot with the center of the two pieces of fabric and begin sewing. 3. After sewing, remove the paper. T Thin paper 1Basting 2 31. Place the two pieces of fabric with the right side together and sew with the straight stitch. 2. Open the seam allowances and presses it flat. 3. Place the center of the presser foot on the seam line of the joined pieces of fabric and sew over the seam.

MIRROR Please Note: - Pattern 17-29 cannot be mirror imaged. - Mirror imaged patterns can also be combined with other patterns. 1. Select the pattern. 1 2. Pressing the mirror button. LCD will display the mirror function and the machine will sew the reflected pattern until you press the mirror button again. Patterns 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2 0

A. Normal pattern sewing. B. Mirror pattern sewing. AB 3 53 TWIN NEEDLE (Optional) 3 4 Please Note: When using twin needles, use the all presser T 1.0~3.0 foot (T) regardless of what kind of sewing will be carried out. Attention: Only use the twin needle (part code: 006020008). Use of any other needle may bend the needle or damage the machine. Never use bent needles. Bent needles can easily break, possibly resulting in injuries. 2. Follow the instructions for single-needle threading using the horizontal spool pin. Thread through the left needle. 1Set the second spool pin (included with the accessories) into the hole on the top of the machine. Thread through remaining points, making certain to omit the thread guide above the needle and pass thread through the right needle. 3. Thread each needle separately. Please Note: Make sure that the two threads used to thread the twin needle 2 are of the same weight. You can use one or two colors. 4.Before sewing adjust the stitch width, Turn the handwheel to check the needle clearance, so that needle does not hit the needle plate. When sewing with twin needle, always proceed slowly, and make sure to maintain a low speed to insure quality 5. Select a stitch pattern and start to sewing. Utility and decorative patterns 01-16, 30- 60 can be used. Sewing result will be a pattern with two parallel stitch lines. Please Note: When sewing with twin needle, always proceed slowly, and 5 make sure to maintain a low speed to insure quality stitching. 54 1. Insert the twin needle. The twin needle is optional. It is not include with the accessories. WALKING FOOT (Optional) *The walking foot accessory is optional. It is not included with this machine. a bc 55 Always try to sew first without the walking foot accessory which should be used only when necessary. It is easier to guide the fabric and you have a better view of the seam when using the standard, regular foot on your machine. Your sewing machine offers excellent stitch quality on a wide range of fabrics from 1delicate chiffons to multiple layers of denim. The Walking Foot accessory equalizes the feeding of the upper and lower layers of fabric and improves the matching of plaids, stripes and patterns. It also helps to prevent uneven feeding of very difficult fabrics. 1.Lift the presser foot lifter to raise the presser foot bar. 22.Remove the presser foot holder by unscrewing (counterclockwise) the presser bar attaching screw. 3. Attach the Walking Foot to the machine as follows: - The arm (a) should fit into above the needle screw and clamp (b). - Slide the plastic attaching head (c) from your left to right so that it is fitted into 3 the presser foot bar. - Lower the presser foot bar. - Replace and tighten (clockwise) the presser bar attaching screw. - Make sure both the needle screw and the presser bar attaching screw are tightly secured. 4. Draw the bobbin thread up and place both the bobbin thread and the needle thread behind the walking foot attachment. 4 MEMORY Combined patterns can be stored for later use. Since stored patterns are not lost after the sewing machine is turned off, they can be recalled at any time. This is convenient for patterns, such as names, that will be used often. Please Note: -The machine has a program memory that can retain 30 units of stitches. - Multiple patterns selecting from pattern modes " , " can be combined and sewn together. -- The Direct mode patterns and buttonholes can not be memorized. Direct Patterns MEM Patterns Alphabet Patterns MEM 56 Patterns Alphabet All the units in the memory can be edited to set its function such as Stitch length, Stitch width, Mirror and Auto-lock. Combining patterns or letters 1.When you turn the machine "ON", the LCD screen displays " Direct " . 12.Press the " " button to enter the memory mode, and store the combinations of character or decorative stitches. 21 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Please Note: When the memory the full with 30 3 0 units of patterns, the machine will beep to signal it. 4.Use the arrow " " or " " button to check what you have programmed. Patterns MEM 4 3.Press the " " button to select any desired pattern group among " .......... " or " .......... " on the LCD screen. Then press the desired pattern number (E.g.13). (You can change the stitch length, width, or choose the Auto-stop, mirror function if desired.) Repeat step 3 for more patterns to be stored in the memory. MEMORY 5.Press the " " button to leave the memory mode and return to the Direct mode. Direct 5 Attention: The selected pattern will be cleared from the memory module after closing the machine if you do not press the " " button again when you have completed your selection. Adding patterns or letters While in the memory mode, press the " " button or the " " button until the stitch number you have selected is displayed, then add the new stitch or

Patterns MEM change the stitch length, width, Auto-stop or mirror, if desire. Clearing patterns or letters If you wish to delete a certain stitch within in the memory mode, use the " . " button or " " button until the actual stitch number is displayed. Patterns MEM Press the" "button to delete the selected pattern and the next pattern in the back will move forward.

Recalling and sewing the memorized pattern 1.Press the " " button to enter the memory mode. The machine will be positioned at the first programmed stitch. Patterns MEM 1 57 MEMORY 2.Press foot controller. The machine will start to sew from first entered pattern. On the LCD screen, sewing stitch data is indicated. Patterns MEM 23.If you wish to check what is programmed or if you wish to start sewing a few stitches in , use the " " button or " " button. Patterns MEM You can use the Auto-lock " " function when the sewing machine is stopped. 3Direct 4 58 the memory mode ........ Please Note: If you wish to repeat your stitch combination without having the machine stop press the Auto-lock " " button to cancel the Auto-Stop in . The " " will disappear from the LCD screen. the memory mode ....... 4.Press the " " button to leave the memory mode and return to the Direct mode. WARNING FUNCTIONS Warning animation message display BH lever is not lowered The buttonhole or darning stitch was selected and press on the foot control while the buttonhole lever is raised. Patterns Instruction animation message display Bobbin winding The bobbin winder is winding the bobbin. Patterns Warning beeping sound - When operating correctly: 1 beep - When the memory is full 30 units of pattern: 2-short beeps - When operating incorrectly: 3-short beeps - When the sewing machine is in trouble and can't sew: 8 seconds short beeps It means that the thread is twisted or jammed and the hand wheel axle can't move. Please look through the "Trouble shooting guide" on page 63/64 to find the solution. After the problem has been solved, the machine will continue to sew. Please Note: If the problem is still not solved, please contact your local dealer. Attention: During the sewing, if the thread get jammed inside the hook stopping the needle from moving and you continue pressing the foot control, the security switch will stop the machine completely. In order to restart the sewing machine, you will have to turn the on/off switch to the OFF position and then ON again. 59 Return bobbin winder stopper to right When the bobbin is full or the bobbin winder stopper is in right, press any button, of return bobbin winder stopper to left. the machine has 3 beeps warning sound when operation is wrong REPLACING THE LIGHT BULB Attention: Turn the power switch off and wait until the lamp has cooled down before touching it. 1. loosen the screw (b) on the left side of the sewing head and remove the face plate (c). 1 Remove plug (a) , a b c 2.If the machine is equipped with a 5W lamp, replace the bulb as follows: Pull light bulb downward to remove. Replace the bulb with same type rated 5W. Replace the face plate and tighten the screw. PUSH 2 60 Attention: Disconnect the power cord from the wall socket before cleaning the screen and sewing machine surface, otherwise injury or electrical shock may result. Cleaning the screen If the front panel is dirty, wipe it gently with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use any organic solvents or detergents. Cleaning the sewing machine surface If the surface of the sewing machine is dirty, lightly soak a cloth in mild detergent, squeeze it out firmly and then wipe the surface. After cleaning it once in this way, wipe the surface again with a dry cloth. Cleaning the hook If lint and bits of thread accumulate in the hook, this will interfere with the smooth operation of the machine. Check regularly and clean the stitching mechanism when necessary. Attention: Disconnect the machine from the wall outlet before carrying out any maintenance.

12 1. Remove the bobbin cover plate and bobbin. 2. Clean the bobbin holder with a brush. MAINTENANCE 61

3.Remove the needle, presser foot and presser foot holder. Remove the bobbin cover plate and bobbin. Remove the screw holding the needle plate and remove the needle plate. 34. Lift up the bobbin case and remove it. 4 5 6 a b 5. Clean the hook race, feed dog and bobbin case with a brush. Also clean them, using a soft, dry cloth. 6. Replace the bobbin case into the hook race so that the tip (a) fits to the stopper (b) as shown. MAINTENANCE 62

Before calling for service, check the following items. If the problem still persists, contact the place of purchase or your nearest authorized dealer. Problem Cause Correction Upper thread breaks Lower thread breaks Skipped stitches Needle breaks Loose stitches Seam gather or pucker Reference 1.The machine is not threaded correctly. Page 14 2.The thread tension is too tight. Page 17 3.The thread is too thick for the needle. Page 9 4.The needle is not inserted correctly. Page 9 5.The thread is wound around the spool Page 14 holder pin. 6.The needle is damaged. Page 9 1.The bobbin case is not inserted Page 13 correctly. 2.The bobbin case is threaded wrong. 3.The lower thread tension is too tight 1.The needle is not inserted correctly. 2.The needle is damaged. 3.The wrong size needle has been used. Page 9 4.The foot is not attached correctly. 5.The machine is not threaded correctly. 6.The presser foot pressure is not strong enough. 1.The needle is damaged. 2.The needle is not correctly inserted. 3.Wrong needle size for the fabric. 4.The wrong foot is attached. 5.The needle clamp screw is loose. 6.The presser foot that is used is not appropriate for the type of stitch that you wish to sew. 7.The upper thread tension is too tight. 1.The machine is not correctly threaded. 2.The bobbin case is not correctly threaded. 3.Needle/fabric/thread combination is wrong. 4.Thread tension is wrong. 1.The needle is too thick for the fabric. 2.The stitch length is adjusted wrong. 3.The thread tension is too tight. 1.Rethread the machine. 2.Reduce the thread tension (lower number). 3.Select a larger needle. 4.Remove and reinsert the needle (flat side towards the back). 5.Remove the reel and wind thread onto reel. 6.Replace the needle. 1.Remove and reinsert the bobbin case and pull on the thread. The thread should pull easily. 2.Check both bobbin and bobbin case. 3.Loosen lower thread tension as described. Page 13 Page 17 1.Remove and reinsert needle(flat side Page 9 towards the back). 2.Insert a new needle. Page 9 3.Choose a needle to suit the thread. 4.Check and attach correctly. Page 62 5.Rethread the machine. Page 14 6.Adjusting the presser foot pressure. Page 7 1.Insert a new needle. Page 9 2.Insert the needle correctly (flat side Page 9 towards the back). 3.Choose a needle to suit the thread and fabric. 4.Select the correct foot. Page 62 5.Use the screwdriver to firmly tighten the screw. 6.Attach the presser foot that is appro- priate for the type of stitch that you wish to sew. 7.Loosen the upper thread tension. Page 9 Page 8 Page 62 Page 17 1.Check the threading. Page 14 2.Thread the bobbin case as illustrated. Page 13 3.The needle size must suit the fabric Page 9 and thread. 4.Correct the thread tension. Page 17 1.Select a finer needle. Page 9 2.Readjust the stitch length. Page 24 3.Loosen the thread tension. Page 17 TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE 63

TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE Problem Cause Correction Reference 1.The needle thread tension is too tight. 2.The needle thread is not threaded correctly. 3.The needle is too heavy for the fabric being sewn. 4.The stitch length is too long for the fabric. 5.The presser foot pressure is not correctly adjusted. 1.The correct presser foot is not used. 2.The needle thread tension is too tight. 5.Thread is caught in the hook. 1.Lossen the thread tension. Page 17 2.Rethread the machine. Page 14 Seam 3.Choose a needle to suit the thread and Page 9 puckering fabric. 4.Make stitch dense. Page 24 5.Adjusting the presser foot pressure. Page 7 Patterns are Page 62 distorted Page 17 Page 58 Page 13 The sewing machine doesn't operate 1.Select the correct foot. 2.Loosen the thread tension . The Page machine jams 1.Thread is caught in the hook. Remove the upper thread and bobbin 2.The feed dogs are packed with lint. case, turn the handwheel backwards and forwards by hand and remove the thread remands. 58 1.Fluff or oil have collected on the hook 1.Clean the hook and feed dog as or needle bar. described. 2.Poor quality oil has been used. 2.Only use good quality sewing machine -- oil. The machine is 3.The needle is damaged. 3.Replace the needle. noisy Page 9 4.Slight humming sound coming from 4.Normal. -- internal motor. Remove the upper thread and bobbin Page 58 6.The feed dogs are packed with lint. case, turn the handwheel backwards and forwards by hand and remove the thread remands. 1.Poor quality thread. 1.Select a better quality thread. Page 9 Uneven 2.The bobbin case is threaded wrong. 2.Remove the bobbin case, the thread stitches, and reinsert correctly. uneven feed 3.Fabric has been pulled. 3.Do not pull on the fabric while sewing, let it be taken up by the machine. Page 6 3.Connect the power line plug to the electric outlet. -- 1.The machine is not turned on. 1.Turn on the machine. 2.The presser foot lever is raised. 2.Lower the presser foot lever. Page 19 3.The machine is not plugged in. Page 6 64

Functions Stitch Pattern Presser Auto Manual Auto Manual Foot Utility stitches Buttonhole stitches Satin stitches Width (mm) Length (mm) Reverse Auto-lock Mirror/Presser foot Twin needle /T QUICK ADJUSTMENT REFERENCE CHART 01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940 3.5 0.0 3.5 3.5 3.5 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 3.5 3.5 3.5 5.0 7.0 5.0 5.0 5.5 5.0 6.0 5.0 5.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.0 6.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 5.0 0.0~7.0 0.0~7.0 0.0~7.0 1.0~6.0 0.0~7.0 0.0~7.0 2.0~7.0 2.5~7.0 3.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 3.0~7.0 2.5~5.5 3.0~7.0 2.5~5.5 2.5~5.5 5.5~7.0 5.5~7.0 5.5~7.0 3.0~7.0 3.0~7.0 7.0,6.0,5.0 3.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5~7.0 4.0~7.0 2.5~7.0 4.0~7.0 2.5~7.0 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.0 1.0 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.0 1.0 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.5 0.0~4.5 0.0~4.5 1.0~3.0 1.0~3.0 1.5~3.0 0.3~4.5 0.3~4.5 1.0~3.0 1.0~3.0 1.0~3.0 0.5~4.5 0.5~4.5 1.5~3.0 1.0~3.0 1.0~3.0 1.0~3.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 1.0~2.0 1.0~3.0 1.0~2.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.3~1.0 0.5~1.0 0.5~1.0 0.5~1.0 1.0~3.0 : Adjustments can be made. 65 TTTTTTTTETFFTTAADDDDDDDDDDDADAAAAAAAAAAA Memory /T/T

QUICK ADJUSTMENT REFERENCE CHART Stitch Pattern Width (mm) Length (mm) Presser Functions Auto Manual Auto Manual Foot Reverse Auto-lock Mirror/Presser foot Twin needle Memory 4142434445464748495051525354555657585960 6.0 5.0~7.0 1.0 1.0~3.0 ACross stitches 6.0 3.0~7.0. 1.0 1.0~3.0 A6.0 3.0~7.0 1.0 1.0~3.0 A5.0 2.5~7.0 2.5 1.5~3.0 T5.0 2.5~7.0 2.5 1.5~3.0 T7.0 3.0~7.0 2.0 1.0~3.0 T5.0 3.0~7.0 2.5 1.5~4.5 A7.0 2.5~7.0 2.0 1.0~3.0 T/A5.0 2.5~7.0 2.5 1.5~3.0 T/A 7.0 2.5~7.0 1.5 1.0~3.0 ADecorative 6.0 3.5~7.0 1.5 1.5~3.0 Astitches 7.0 2.5~7.0 1.0 1.0~4.5 T5.0 4.5~7.0 1.0 1.0~3.0 A7.0 3.0~7.0 3.0 2.0~3.0 A7.0 3.5~7.0 2.5 1.5~3.0 T7.0 2.5~7.0 3.0 1.5~3.0 A7.0 3.0~7.0 2.0 2.0~3.0 A7.0 2.5~7.0 2.0 1.5~3.0 T/T7.0 4.0~7.0 3.0 2.0~3.0 T/T5.0 2.5~7.0 2.0 1.0~3.0 T : Adjustments can be made. 66

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